The Queen is by much the most powerful of the forces.
When neither party can give checkmate, the game is drawn.
The penalty for exceeding the time limit is the forfeiture of the game.
The Chess-board must be placed with a white square at the right-hand corner.
The Bishop moves diagonally forwards or backwards, to the extent of the Board.
The Bishop and Knight, in contradistinction to the Queen and Rook, are called Minor Pieces.
For touching an adversary's man, when it cannot be captured, the offender must move his King.
The Queen is usually reckoned equal, in average situations, to two Rooks and a Pawn, but towards the end of a game she is hardly so valuable as two Rooks.
A Rook is of the value of five Pawns and a fraction, and may be exchanged for a minor Piece and two Pawns. Two Rooks may be exchanged for three minor Pieces.
When a Piece or Pawn is in a situation to be taken by the enemy, it is said to be en prise. To put a piece en prise, is to play it so that it may be captured.